Competing with Faith

Stephen Curry [photo credit: Wikimedia Commons | TechCrunch]
April 3, 2021

As the nation observes holy week, in my 45 years of existence, I’ve seen athletes both professional and amateur, wear their faith on their sleeves.

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JA-WOR-SKI, JA-WOR-SKI

Robert Jaworski, here squeezing past Philip Cezar and Fortunato Co in an exhibition game between the RP team and Crispa, represented the country on seven occasions.
March 2, 2021

The son of a Polish father and a Filipino mother, Robert “Sonny” Jaworski was already making waves not only in the local cage scene but also on the international stage.

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Quo Vadis, Philippine Basketball?

PH National Team that won the bronze in 1954 World Basketball in Rio de Janeiro. [Henry Liao photo]
January 30, 2021

According to the famous historian and National Artist awardee Nick Joaquin, basketball was introduced to Filipinos within the historic walls of Intramuros, Manila. Unclear, however, is the exact date of the first basketball game ever played on Philippine soil.

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